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2019 Genealogy Programs for You!

We are starting 2019 off with two terrific programs for genealogy and history enthusiasts in the South Bend area! On Monday, February 25, 2019 – Travis Childs, Director of Education at The History Museum & St. Joseph County Historian will present a program on the “Fur Trade in Northern Indiana” Program will take place at Saint Michael… Continue reading 2019 Genealogy Programs for You!

Local Genealogy · Records · Resources · South Bend Area Genealogical Society · St. Joseph County Public Library

5 Genealogy Resolutions for 2019

It is that time of year when we all sit down to list our resolutions for the New Year. This year in addition to my yearly goal of losing 10 lbs. I will be concentrating on my genealogy research! Here are my 5 New Year’s resolutions for my genealogy research in 2019. Resolution #1: Organize… Continue reading 5 Genealogy Resolutions for 2019

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DNA Webinar with Diahan Southard

Join us for a DNA webinar presented by national DNA lecturer Diahan Southard. “Five Tips to Make Sense of Your DNA Testing” Monday, November 26, 2018 6:30 pm Coffee and Conversation 7:00 pm webinar begins Saint Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 53720 North Ironwood, South Bend, IN Webinar is free and open to the… Continue reading DNA Webinar with Diahan Southard

Genealogy Events · Local History · South Bend Area Genealogical Society

October Annual Dinner and Program

Please join us Monday, October 29, 2018 for our Annual Dinner and Program! Our speaker is Jack McDonald who will be discussing the 1930 box seat subscribers and how they contributed to the history of Notre Dame football. You don’t need to be a football fan to appreciate the connection between these donors and the… Continue reading October Annual Dinner and Program

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Paul Revere’s Ride and the Battles of Concord and Lexington

Join the South Bend Area Genealogical Society at our September Coffee and Cake Mixer and hear Dr. Matt Baumgartner talk about Paul Revere’s ride and the battles of Lexington and Concord. Monday, September 24, 2018 6:00 Coffee and Cake 7:00 Program Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 53720 North Ironwood Rd., South Bend Program is… Continue reading Paul Revere’s Ride and the Battles of Concord and Lexington

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The Lehman Children at the Mishawaka Orphan’s Home

In most cases, a photograph is the question that begins the search.  Who is this? Or when and where was the picture taken?  For this photograph, we know who and where (Lehman children at the Mishawaka Orphan’s Home) but we are looking for the story behind the photograph. We received a query at the South… Continue reading The Lehman Children at the Mishawaka Orphan’s Home